Websites, Blogs, Journals


Journal of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA);  articles on all aspects of the problems of science and representation, and the cultural and social dimensions of science, technology, and medicine. 

Journal of Literature and Science
A peer-reviewed, open access, digital academic journal; published twice annually in Summer and Winter.

Professional Societies & Networks

The British Society for Literature and Science
A scholarly society that promotes research into the relationships of science and literature.

Society for Literature, Science and the Arts
An international society of scholars, artists, and scientists interested in the cultural and social dimensions of science, technology, and medicine, and their representation, based in North America.

Network for the Public Communication of Science and Technology
Promotes discussion on the theory and practice of communicating science, and of public discourses about science & technology and their role in society.

Institutes, Centers, & Projects

ELINAS (Erlanger Zentrum für Literatur und Naturwissenschaft)
An interdisciplinary research center dedicated to study of language and metaphors in physical research and to the discursive and narrative modulations of scientific theories in literary texts.

Collaborative Interdisciplinary Study of Science, Medicine and the Imagination Research Group at the Universities of Glamorgan and Cardiff, dedicated to the study of the history of science and the imagination (literary and cultural).

Selected Blogs -- the culture of science in fact and fiction
A webzine dedicated to to the culture of science and its portrayal and perceptions in the media and popular culture.

A blog with essays about science in fiction and reviews of science novels, by Kirk Smith, an experimental psychologist turned novelist.